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The vision of virtual prototyping is to use virtual reality techniques for design evaluations and presentations based on a digital model instead of physical prototypes. In the automotive industries, CAD and CAE systems are widely used. This provides a good basis for virtual prototyping. This vision is therefore extremely interesting for automotive… (More)
Research and development activities are facing a continuing globalization. Networks are getting more important than companies or institutes. Main reasons for this trend are: • (Faster) access to new knowledge and technology and its improved transfer. • Economic reasons. • Use the particular advantages of multicultural work environments. Together with a… (More)
This paper presents some national information technology performance indicators and a computer graphics market analysis for Germany. Furthermore, related telecommunication aspects are oudined and representative industrial applications are briefly described.